Gecko to invest $1.8bn in Namibia soda ash, phosphates project

By Mark Watts
Published: Monday, 09 May 2011

Chemicals complex to replace Asian imports to country’s growing uranium industry

Gecko Mining plans to build a chemicals complex in Namibia to produce soda ash, sulphuric acid and phosphoric acid, the South African group said.

According to Namibian newspaper Informanté, Gecko has earmarked 12bn Namibian dollars ($1.8bn) for the project, which will also go towards the construction of a new harbour....

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